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Goldie Taylor—The Unapologetic Blackness of Cam Newton

The Panthers’ QB isn’t concerned about the ‘respectability’ of it all. He is focused on winning and makes no apology for enjoying the fruits of his …

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Mitch Kupchak: D'Angelo Russell will be a 'very, very, very, very good player'

Watching rookie guard<p>D'Angelo Russellscore career highs of 23 and 24 points in consecutive games was a not a surprise forLakersGeneral ManagerMitch Kupchak.<p>Despite a slow start from the team's second overall pick in June's<p>NBA draft, Kupchak has a lot of confidence in Russell as a prospect.<p>"There's …

Mayweather-Pacquiao referee will earn $25,000, judges $20,000 apiece

In the ring,<p>Floyd Mayweather Jr.andManny Pacquiaowill find themselves alone with one other man: referee Kenny Bayless.<p>While Mayweather has said he expects to earn more than $200 million for his Saturday night bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena and Pacquiao will get somewhere near $100 million, Bayless …

Mayweather Jr.-Pacquiao fight packs a wallop with hype, excitement

Women in white fringed bikinis danced onstage, swaying to the drumbeat of a marching band. There were flashing lights and thousands of cheering fans.<p>If<p>Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s arrival at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas this week seemed a bit extreme — the undefeated welterweight champion pounding his …

For those who've fought both Pacquiao and Mayweather, it's a tough call

Only five people know what it's like to be in the ring with both Floyd Mayweather and<p>Manny Pacquiao. A sixth name will be added to that exclusive list Saturday when Kenny Bayless becomes the first referee to step between the two boxers before the start of their welterweight world title fight at the …

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Beat By Dre: The Exclusive Inside Story of How Monster Lost the World

There's never been anything like Beats By Dre. The bulky rainbow headphones are a gaudy staple of malls, planes, clubs, and sidewalks everywhere: as …

Publishing your first app in the Play Store: what you need to know

The easiest way to distribute an Android app is via the Google Play store. It isn’t the only distribution method, but it is the simplest way to reach millions of potential users. Publishing your first app in the Play Store isn’t hard, with a few tips and pointers you can have your app ready for …

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Google Cares Less About SAT Scores And GPA Because They Have Better Hiring Data

Google, known for rigor in evaluating people, has devalued SAT scores and college GPA, which have long been critical tools for gauging potential.<p>Prasad Setty, Google's vice president for people analytics, told The New York Times that they've found that those numbers alone didn't lead to success at …

College & University

Why I Let My Students Cheat On Their Game Theory Exam

Teaching people game theory is good. Making them live it is even better, says UCLA professor Peter Nonacs.<p>On test day for my Behavioral Ecology class at UCLA, I walked into the classroom bearing an impossibly difficult exam. Rather than being neatly arranged in alternate rows with pen or pencil in …

7 Rap Songs That Have Hidden Financial Lessons

But between the rhymes, rap stars actually have some legitimate financial advice, say the experts.<p>These tips, gleaned from hip-hop lyrics and interviews with rap moguls, can add Benjamins to your bank account.

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Image Processing with Natural Scene Statistics

This site is a free service provided by the Center for Perceptual Systems at the University of Texas at Austin.<p>At the Center for Perceptual Systems, …